What’s new

Upcoming:

Widget revamp

UI of the web widget will be revamped and improved for an aesthetic look along with new features for the customers.

 

Series Campaign:

You no longer have to hustle with creating instant campaigns for engaging with customers through various channels, Now you can create user journeys with Series Campaign.

 

Smart Delivery:

With a series of channels to engage with customers, Now you can now determine the best time to deliver the push notification on the user’s devices, like when he’s mostly active for that particular application.

 

Optimisation:

Analytics and Reporting

 

Sept 2022:

Offering: Hippo ticketing 

The new offering, Ticketing will be soon available on Hippo. There will no more be a need to create manual tickets on ERP. The ticket user creates, will be created and catered to on Hippo itself.

 

 

Aug 2022:

Freshdesk Ticketing Integration: 

The Freshdesk Ticketing system is now integrated into the Hippo platform to cater for the needs and queries of their customers from the back-end by providing the utmost support.

 

RFM Analytics Report

You can now track your performance on the RFM. Make informed decisions by comparing data over different timelines:

  • Day on day
  • Week on Week
  • Month on month
  • Custom

 

Optimisation

  • Web Widget

 

 

July 2022:

Recurring campaign:

When setting up a campaign, you will now be able to make it a recurring campaign. Doing this will run the campaign again when the specified criteria are met. It can be done for both instant campaigns and live campaigns.
In the case of scheduled campaigns, you can change prerequisites and rules before the due time.

 

Web Push:

A new introduction onto the list of channels for more widespread marketing purposes. Now Retarget prospects who have already visited your website and invite them back.

They can increase your reach significantly by targeting every person who visits your website irrespective of the device they use. They don’t even have to be active on your website in order to receive a push notification.

 

Optimisation:

  • iOS SDK

 

 

June 2022:

Email Templates:

We know your time is precious, so although you get everything you need to create personalised emails from scratch, we will also be providing email templates for various use cases from welcome emails to order confirmation and new offers to feedback.

 

Live campaign templates:

Templates for various live campaigns have been added as part of the customer journey. You can enable them as such or customise them to make them more personalized and target customers dynamically. Templates created include:

  • Welcoming them to your platform
  • Targeting abandoned carts (Customers that have at least one item in their shopping carts)
  •  Targeting users at risk (Customers who have placed more than 10 orders and the most recent order was more than 15 days ago)
  • Targeting users about to sleep (Customers who placed their last order 20 days ago)
  • Targeting dormant users (Customers who signed up 30 days ago, but haven’t completed any orders yet)
  • Targeting window shoppers (Customers whose order count is 0 and visited your platform in the last 48 hours.
  • Notifying them of order placement and order delivery.

 

New UI for the live campaign:

Live Campaigns now have an all-new look. You will be able to manage them more effectively.

 

The chat link is used to share chat so that you can configure it. Also, you can use the chatbot if you want to check the default message or pass the tags.

 

Optimisation:

  • Live campaign builder
  • Facebook integration

 

 

May 2022:

Hippo-WhatsApp Integration

We have integrated WhatsApp with both of our offerings;

The update is free of cost and can be integrated with your Hippo in less than 5 seconds.

 

Hippo Marketing Automation for Shopify

Hippo is available as a one-click integration for your Shopify Store. You can now unlock the full potential of Shopify stores and improve your customer engagements by taking a data-driven approach across all touchpoints.

 

Survey form

You can now create a survey form on the dashboard and send it along with your campaigns and ask prospects for signup, customers for feedback, etc. and provide them with discounts/vouchers for their valuable time.

 

Optimisation:

  • Hippo calling optimisation
  • Updated SDK released with optimisation

 

 

April 2022:

 

FreshWork Integration

If you have Freshworks CRM, you can integrate it with Hippo. You can create leads on chat and push them to Freshworks or move customers through the pipeline.

 

Stop ongoing popup

Now you can stop an ongoing pop-up campaign anytime you want.

 

Sync button in ‘instant campaign’

A sync button has been added to the ‘instant campaign’ so that you can refresh data.

Event count filter

Sharable pages

You can copy any email template or page created on the email builder by clicking on ‘copy link preview’.

 

Optimisation:

  • popup campaign improvements
  • Events optimisation
  • Email templates and preview

 

 

March 2022:

 

Dove-soft SMS gateway

Hippo now offers Dove-soft SMS providers along with Twilio, Plivo, Ezagel, Unifonic and Bue.

 

Adding BOT to chat

Now you can enable the bot to any ongoing chat and the bot can takeover.

 

Tags for support & WhatsApp 

Tags can be added while proving support or with WhatsApp campaigns.

 

Event-based filter

Events can be filtered based on two factors. First, one is the visited URL of the customer and the second one is of completing the order.

 

GIF support in popup campaign

Use the most popular media, GIFs in your popup campaigns. Use memes, animations and a lot more to engage with your customers.

 

Image in WhatsApp

Add images to your WhatsApp campaigns and make them more interesting (Twilio Supported).

 

Optimisation:

  • Email unsubscribe issue fixed
  • Live campaign ROI fixes
  • Email builder optimisation
  • Facebook integration optimisation

 

 

Feb 2022:

 

Live Campaign ROI

Now you can see the overall conversion rate and live campaigns in two timeframes: 2hr and 12 hr.

 

Action callback button option in BOT

The chatbot can now direct your customers to the concerned team based on pre-saved questions/options and customers’ responses to those.

 

White-labelled email

Now you can directly white-label your emails from the Hippo dashboard.

 

Personalisation in the campaign

You can now use attributes like the name, phone no. or email id of customers while creating campaigns. This will provide them with a personalised message having their personal information.

 

Search in segments and live campaigns

Search option is now available on segments as well as live campaigns for you to save time and energy.

Optimisation

  • Duplicate contact handled for Email/SMS
  • Popup UI revamp
  • Abandoned cart fixes
  • Live campaign optimisation
  • Customer SDK optimisation

 

 

Jan 2022:

 

A new channel for better engagement has been added. You can use pop-ups for instant campaigns as well as live campaigns and show your customers content on priority.

You can customize the popup template with your own branding and have them active in a few minutes with actionable buttons. A few use cases of this functionality is to prompt onboarded users with welcome messages, explain to them a new functionality, Send offers, announce critical updates, ask for rating and many more.

 

Edit options in ‘Scheduled campaigns’

If you have scheduled a campaign and you want to edit the date or content, you don’t have to start from scratch. You can now edit the campaign anytime after it’s scheduled and before due time.

 

Advanced stats for push notifications

 

Attachments and CC options in the Email campaign

You can now CC anyone in the emails you send. Attachments can also be added along with the emails whether they are in template or text in the form of images, pdf, CSVs, etc.

 

VideoSDK

Now you can schedule conference calls and provide customers demonstrations about various offerings.

 

Optimisation

  • WordPress Hippo plugin
  • Widget optimisation

 

 

Dec 2021:

 

WhatsApp Widget

Now a WhatsApp widget can be enabled on your website or app along or in place of your chat support and communicate to your customers on their most preferred channel.

 

RFM Analysis

RFM tracker is added to Hippo for better segmentation and targeting. It enables you to understand your customers’ buying behaviour and lifetime value.

 

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